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The Star, Friday 29 December 2017

Singapore needs greener mindsets

The haze that has hit Singapore in previous years made eco issues more prominent

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Sustainable Brands, Friday 29 December 2017

PyeongChang 2018 Olympics Committee Launches Sustainability Report, Carbon Credit Campaign

With only a few short weeks left to go before the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, the PyeongChang Organizing Committee has unveiled details of the measures being taken to ensure the sustainability of this year’s event.<...

 

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The Star, Wednesday 13 December 2017

Malaysia devours the resources of 2.5 planets! But it’s not too late to stop

We are literally living beyond our means and borrowing Earth’s resources. To be exact, we are currently consuming the resources of 1.6 planets, says Nithi Nesadurai, president of the Environmental Protection Society Malaysia (EPSM).

 

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CNBC, Tuesday 12 December 2017

World Bank Group will stop financing upstream oil and gas after 2019

The World Bank Group will cease to finance upstream oil and gas after 2019, it was announced Tuesday.

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Triple Pundit, Wednesday 6 December 2017

The Economist’s Food Sustainability Index Has a Huge Surprise

The highest-ranking country when it comes to sustainable food is France; that designation is not much of a surprise considering the country’s longstanding embrace of small farmers. The country also ...

 

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Forbes, Monday 4 December 2017

Sustainable Reporting: Lessons From The Fortune 500

Many companies extol their positive environmental performance, their social causes and exemplary governance (ESG). How do investors and other stakeholders verify those claims? A first step is to look to the company’s Sustainability Report.

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